Interior Design Assistant Certificate

Division: Technology and Engineering


The Interior Design Assistant Certificate provides the student with broad knowledge of the interior design profession and careers therein. Entry level skills will be acquired to serve as an assistant to a commercial or residential interior designer, or merchandising in a retail setting. This certificate lays the foundation for acquiring the Associate of Science Interior Design Degree or the Commercial Interior Design Certificate and/or Residential Design Certificate. This certificate requires the completion of 28 units. A minimum grade of C is required for each course.

Required Courses (28 units):
ARCH 124 FArchitectural CAD I3
ARCH 924 FArchitectural CAD II3
IDES 100 F Fundamentals of Interior Design3
IDES 105 FInterior Design Studio I2
IDES 110 F Drafting for Interior Design (formerly Drafting - Interior Design)3
IDES 130 F Applied Color and Design Theory4
IDES 150 F Interior Materials and Products4
IDES 180 F History of Architecture and Furnishings I (formerly History of Architecture I)3
IDES 190 F History of Architecture and Furnishings II (formerly History of Interior Architecture II)3
Total Units28

Outcome 1: Analyze and produce solutions for the design of an interior environment.

Outcome 2: Evaluate and produce a criteria program as a basis for a design project.